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Happy Together

One of the most searing romances of the 1990s, this emotionally raw, lushly stylised portrait of a relationship in breakdown casts Hong Kong superstars Tony Leung and Leslie Cheung as a couple travelling through Argentina and locked in a turbulent cycle of infatuation and destructive jealousy as they break up, make up, and fall apart again and again.

Setting out to depict the dynamics of a queer relationship with empathy and complexity on the cusp of the 1997 handover of Hong Kong – when the country’s LGBTQ+ community suddenly faced an uncertain future – Wong crafts a feverish look at the life cycle of a love affair that is by turns devastating and deliriously romantic.